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not employed

Synonyms:

not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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Correct spelling:
yawning
Definition:
Act of opening wide or gaping.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
yawning.
deep
inmost, subterranean, fathomless, subaqueous, under ground, downreaching.
open
accessible, agape, ajar, bare, exposed, gaping, manifest, navigable, open, patent, stripped, unbarred, unbolted, uncapped, uncovered, unimpeded, unlocked, unobstructed, unstopped, Admitting, Unclosed, unplugged, unfurled, dehiscent, unburdened, uncluttered, Patulous, Ringent, Unshut, made passable, spread out.
adverb
amazed
agape.
noun
opening
aperture, chasm, door, embouchure, entrance, gap, gate, hatch, inlet, mouth, opening, orifice, pore, portal.
yawning
drowsy, inattentive, open, opened, oscitance, oscitancy, oscitant, yawn.
Examples of usage:
  1. Davey and Conal there, to see them yawning over their supper to- night you'd think they'd never seen a bed for weeks. – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  2. " Do you, indeed," said Rupert yawning. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  3. " There are stickers in my eyes," said Beth, yawning. – What Two Children Did by Charlotte E. Chittenden
  4. " To your bed wi' you," she said, yawning. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  5. " Very, indeed, my young friend," answered Montalvo, yawning, " in fact, for the next six months I must live on- well- well, nothing, except the recollection of your excellent dinner." – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard

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